Alaska's governor signed a budget bill on Monday rolling back most of the deep, highly controversial spending cuts he imposed weeks ago on the University of Alaska but rebuffed a renewed bid by lawmakers to restore funding he slashed from health programs.
Late-season wildfires during one of the driest summers on record in Anchorage have destroyed homes, forced evacuations, closed roads and schools and poured sometimes-dangerous levels of smoke into the state’s most populous region.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska has been America’s canary in the coal mine for climate warming and the yellow bird is swooning. July was Alaska’s warmest month ever, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Sea ice melted. Bering Sea fish swam in above-normal temperatures. So did children in the coastal town of Nome. Wildfire...
An Alaska man found a piece of history along a local shoreline — a 50-year-old message in a bottle written by a Cold War Russian sailor, according to a new report. Tyler Ivanoff was with his children when he made the curious find near the city of Shishmaref on Aug. 5, The Anchorage Daily News...
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